Tommy Seymour

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Tommy Seymour
Tommy Seymour (cropped).jpg
Seymour in 2013
Birth nameThomas Samuel Fenwick Seymour
Date of birth (1988-07-01) 1 July 1988 (age 31)
Place of birthNashville, Tennessee, United States
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight95 kg (14 st 13 lb; 209 lb)
SchoolDown High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing, Fullback
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2017–18
2018–
Marr
Currie
()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010–2011
2011–
Ulster
Glasgow
7
120
(5)
(190)
Correct as of 11 November 2018
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007
2013–
2017
Ireland U19
Scotland
British and Irish Lions

45

(95)
Correct as of 11 November 2018

Thomas Samuel Fenwick Seymour (born 1 July 1988) is a Scotland national rugby union team player. His regular playing position is wing.

Early life[edit]

Seymour was born in Nashville and spent his first nine years in the United States before his father's job took the family overseas, first to Dubai for eighteen months and later to Belfast.[1][2] He attended Down High School.[3]

Rugby Union career[edit]

Amateur career[edit]

Seymour was drafted to Marr RFC in the Scottish Premiership for the 2017-18 season.[4]

Seymour has been drafted to Currie in the Scottish Premiership for the 2018-19 season.[5]

Professional career[edit]

He plays for Glasgow Warriors in the Pro14, having previously represented Ulster.[6][3] He was named in the Pro12 Dream Teams at the end of the 2014/15 and 2016/17 seasons.

International career[edit]

Qualifying to play internationally for Scotland through his Glasgow-born mother,[6] on 24 October 2012 he was named in the full Scottish national team for the 2012 end-of-year rugby union tests.[7][8] In November 2014 he scored two tries from interceptions against Argentina and New Zealand and followed it up with a try against Tonga.

In April 2017 Seymour was named as one of two Scottish players selected for the initial British and Irish Lions squad to tour New Zealand in June and July.[9] While not featuring in any of the test matches he appeared in four games on tour scoring one try against the Highlanders and two tries against the Hurricanes. His three tries meant he was the leading try scorer on tour.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sadlier, Michael (21 December 2015). "Tommy Seymour is driven on by painful final memories". The Belfast Telegraph. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
  2. ^ English, Tom (24 January 2015). "Glasgow's Tommy Seymour not chicken ahead of Bath match". BBC Sport. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Ulster seven in Ireland U19 squad". BBC News. 21 March 2007.
  4. ^ http://www.glasgowwarriors.com/articles/news/009919.php
  5. ^ http://www.scottishrugby.org/news/18/08/21/tennent%E2%80%99s-premiership-clubs-decide-pro-player-draft
  6. ^ a b "Tommy Seymour Glasgow Warriors profile". Archived from the original on 2 February 2013. Retrieved 25 Oct 2012.
  7. ^ "Seven rookies in Scotland squad". Retrieved 25 Oct 2012.
  8. ^ "Tommy Seymour Scotland squad profile". Retrieved 25 Oct 2012.
  9. ^ "British and Irish Lions 2017: Sam Warburton captain, Dylan Hartley out". BBC Sport. 19 April 2017.

http://www.glasgowwarriors.org/glasgow-warriors/player/tommy-seymour

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